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Projects and project management in Spain

22 July 2015 IN Featured News BY

I have been many times in Spain, a beautiful country in the south-west of Europe. After a visit to Granada I try to wrap-up things and write this short report about projects and project management in Spain. The country [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spain] covers the major part of the Iberian Peninsula and was influenced by various cultures, e.g.

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The Moroccan Project Management Association (MPMA) is born !

6 July 2015 IN Featured News BY

In June 2015, Moroccan Project Management Association (MPMA) was born. At this occasion a press conference was organized in Casablanca to which IPMA was invited. Journalists from TV, written and electronic press were invited by the board of MPMA to the Palace d’Anfa, a five star hotel in Casablanca. The elected President Ms. Nawal Gharmili-Sefrioui

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New IPMA Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct available

1 June 2015 IN Featured News BY

It is with great pleasure that I tell you about a project I have managed for the Research Management Board of IPMA. A successful project outcome has now been delivered, a Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct (CoE) for IPMA. The modern project manager operates in a complex environment and is often faced with difficult

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Projects and project management in Lithuania

30 April 2015 IN Featured News Opinions BY

Last week Vilnius, the capitol of Lithuania, was an international hot spot of project management. The IPMA Young Crew held its International PM Championship. Teams from five countries started into the competition, gained more experiences through an intensive project simulation. Finally, Team Finland was  announced as winner. Following this competition, the annual “PM Spring” conference

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Seven steps to a strategy for your organisation

21 April 2015 IN Best Practices Featured Know how Opinions BY

Organisations are constantly faced with dynamic change in their context. This requires them to change their vision, mission and strategy from time to time. Projects and programs are intended to execute the strategy and therefore are dependent on a clear set of strategic goals, intended benefits and / or expectations defined by the top management

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The Next Generation of Competence: ICB4

20 April 2015 IN Featured Know how News BY

IPMA’s new flagship standard, the ICB4, is due to be launched in September at the World Congress in Panama. The new standard, named the Individual Competence Baseline, version 4, brings together an expanded set of competence elements that will support a wide range of audiences and uses. IPMA’s goal with the ICB4 is simple –

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Project Management in Emerging Economies – theme of IPMA´s third Research Conference

14 April 2015 IN Featured News BY

IPMA Research Conferences aim to bring together researchers, experts, scholars and practitioners in order to discuss and exchange research achievement and ideas on how to better link research and practice. The first IPMA Research Conference was conducted 2013 in Berlin, the topic “Theory meets Practice in Projects”. About 80 people from 22 countries attended this

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Moving IPMA and Project Management forward in Morocco !

12 April 2015 IN Best Practices Featured News Opinions BY

Project managers in Morocco are forming an association to promote project management as a way to translate visions and strategies into reality. The first IPMA conference in Morocco took place on 2nd of April 2015 in Casablanca at the Palace d’Anfa, a well-known hotel in the business capital of Morocco. The objective of the conference

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How to avoid killing Project Management softly

9 April 2015 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News Opinions BY

What will follow may be observed principally in many countries and in many organisations.

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Progress of project Management in the Dominican Republic

7 April 2015 IN Know how Opinions BY

Project management is a recent practice in most Latin America countries. Some countries have introduced it as a result of the requirements of international organizations and/or international companies and/or corporations.

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